Religious Life

Reichman University's Raphael Recanati International School (RRIS) Campus Life department and the Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) at Beit Mizrachi engage students through learning, holiday programing, social events, Jewish enrichment and tikkun olam. Modeled after JLIC programing on Ivy League University campuses in the United States and helping students maintain their Jewish identities and values.

Jewish Enrichment Activities


  • A fully kosher cafeteria - Herzliya Rabbanut
  • Daily Shacharit/Mincha/Maariv on campus
  • Active WhatsApp prayer / davening group
  • Shabbat dinners on campus and an active Shabbat community
  • Dorm floors for observant students and a Shabbat elevator
  • Regular Gemara and Torah shiurim
  • Prayer room on campus and prayer room in the dorm
  • Annual Shabbaton
  • Jewish cultural events
  • Annual trip to Poland
  • Full-time support of two top JLIC educators

Jewish Holiday Programing


  • Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremonies
  • Purim Megillah reading on campus
  • Pre-Shavuot learning and all night study on campus
  • Lag Ba’Omer bonfires and programing
  • Yom Yerushalayim trip to Jerusalem
  • Yom Hashoah and Yom Hazikaron ceremonies and programing